16 Memory Care Facilities near Highland, IL
Also serving communities of Breese, Greenville.
There are 16 Memory Care Facilities in the Highland area, with 2 in Highland and 14 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Highland is $5,200 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,781. Cheaper nearby regions include Glen Carbon with an average starting cost of $5,200.
To help you with your search, browse the 12 reviews below for memory care facilities in Highland. Better rated regions include O Fallon with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Highland, IL
14 Memory Care Facilities near Highland, IL
What to Consider About Memory Care in Highland
The city of Highland is located in Madison County, Illinois, and has a population of nearly 10,000, 19.6 percent of whom are aged 65 and older. Across the state, around 220,000 individuals in this age range are currently living with Alzheimer's disease.
To care for this growing segment of the population, the state has come up with an Alzheimer's Disease State Plan to ensure specialized care is available for seniors with some type of dementia. This care is offered at Alzheimer's special care units, which may be available throughout the state at assisted living, shared living and supportive living facilities. Two options are available in Highland, with another 14 to choose from in neighboring communities.
- Highland is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Crime rates in Highland are generally low. Out of a possible 100, with 100 being high crime, it scores an 11 for violent crime and a 27.6 for property crime, compared to the U.S. averages of 31.1 and 38.1 in the same categories. Despite these low numbers, it's still a good idea to ask about the specific safety policies and procedures of a facility.
- While many Illinois cities experiences harsh weather during the winter months, Highland has a milder climate. The low is 22 degrees and the area only receives 11 inches of snowfall each year. However, summers are known to be hot and humid, with temperatures climbing to the high 80s. It may be beneficial to ask what measures a memory care facility has in place to keep its residents protected from extreme weather conditions.
- Cost of living is often an important factor for families considering memory care, so for those seeking a budget-friendly locale in Illinois, Highland may be a good option. The overall cost of living is rated 96.3, compared to the national average of 100 and state average of 102.
Paying for Memory Care in Highland
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Illinois
Memory Care costs in Highland start around $5,200 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,855 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Highland and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.
Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Highland
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Illinois page.
More Ways to Pay for Memory Care
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for memory care, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance memory care costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Highland
Highland and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.
To see a list of free memory care resources in Highland, please visit our Memory Care in Illinois page.
Directory of Winners in the Highland Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Highland
Highland-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Illinois are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Illinois page for more information about these laws.